Happening at the J

Facility Closings & Holiday Hours

Whirlpool is closed Friday, Feb. 15 for maintenance and cleaning. 


From Feb. 4 to 16, there will be limited gymnasium use due to other events:  


  • Mondays, Feb. 4 & 11: No Pickleball
  • Wednesdays, Feb. 6 & 13: Half-gym open 
  • Fridays, Feb. 8 & 15: No Pickleball 
  • Saturday, Feb.…

Annual Campus Gala will Honor Two Deserving Couples

On Saturday, November 10, the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life will host its annual Campus Gala themed “Celebrating Our Community.” Campus Gala honorees Rob and Andrea Minster and Tikkun Olam award recipients Alan and Janice Woll will be recognized. Committed to giving back, both couples a…

Tzofim Friendship Caravan returns to the Shaw JCC on August 2

The Israel Scouts Tzofim Friendship Caravan is returning this summer to present a FREE community concert filled with song and dance on Thursday, August 2 at 6:30 p.m. These young Israeli performers will once again bring excitement, energy and friendship to Akron with their live performance a…

FREE Weight Loss Presentation offered at Shaw JCC of Akron

Many of us are not alone in the struggle to maintain a healthy weight. About two-thirds of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese. The community is invited to attend a free presentation – Fact or Fiction: The Truth about Weight Loss – at the Shaw JCC of Akron on Thursday, August 23, …

Golf "Fore" a Good Cause on August 20

Golf "Fore" a Good Cause! On Monday, August 20, golfers will hit the links at Silver Lake Country Club for the Shaw JCC’s 24th Annual Golf Outing. 

Every year, we look to the Akron community for players, sponsors and prizes to help raise scholarship money for families, children and s…